There’s an old saying: “Give someone a fish, and they eat for a day; but teach them to fish, and they eat for a lifetime.” Metaphorically, that’s the value proposition of open-source development: It enables you to take control of your own destiny, to “fish for” (collaborate on) features and changes, instead of merely taking what’s handed to you.
LoopBack has always been an open-source project; the bulk of the documentation, however, has not been. Now, I’m happy to announce that we’re making the LoopBack documentation open source. We’re in the final stages of moving the LoopBack documentation from docs.strongloop.com – where it was hosted in a commercial wiki and wasn’t generally available for public editing – to loopback.io/doc, where it will be hosted in GitHub and thus will be open for direct contributions. Anyone will be able to edit the documentation via pull requests, as they already can do with the software. Read more